Order for Worship – Sunday 1st December 2019 at 11am

The First Sunday of Advent

Welcome and Intimations (session clerk)

Candle Lighting Song (vs 1 & 2) see screen

Candle Lighting Liturgy (words in green are those of Rev de Beer)

Leader: We wait for the coming of Christ, the light of the world

All: Come Lord Jesus

Leader: The true light, which enlightens everyone is coming into the world.

All: Come Lord Jesus

Leader: The light shines in the darkness And the darkness will not overcome it.

All: Christ, shine in your church today

HYMN CH4 198 Let us build a house – All are welcome

Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

Time with the young folk

HYMN MP 1086 Light of the world you stepped down into darkness

Offering

Readings Isaiah 2:1-5 and Matthew 24:36-44 (reader A Mathew)

HYMN Great God, your Spirit, like the wind (tune Ye banks and Braes)

Sermon PREGNANT WITH HOPE

HYMN CH4 472 Come, thou long-expected Jesus

Prayers for Others

HYMN CH4 273 O come, O come, Emmanuel

Benediction and 3-fold Amen

Recessional Advent HYMN CH4 290 The race that long in darkness pinned (vs 1)

Join us for Tea and Coffee in the Hall afterwards.

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